Feature: Late Night
This may be a bar providing Alamo Drafthouse movie-goers with a new foraging alternative, but Chef John Bullington's snacky menu includes interpretations of classic Mexican street food, such as N.Y. Strip alambras and a giant Sonoran hot dog. Brunch is exciting as well, what with tangy avocado tomatilla sauces, and poblanos in the chichimigas.
5701 W. Slaughter 512/861-7069
In addition to a full complement of coffee and tea beverages, Bennu offers pastries and prepared foods from local companies 24 hours a day.
2001 E. MLK 512/478-4700
Central Texas market-style barbecue – brisket, both pork and beef ribs, pulled pork, sausage, Coffee Pork Tenderloin, and turkey. Read our review.
1505 Town Creek Dr. 512/537-2047
Their Sunday All-You-Can-Eat Flapjacks are Babe the Blue Ox legendary. Beyond the weekend, this hipster Fort Wilderness holds the perfect cabin fever for hot coffee, stiff drinks, and cool company, 24/7.
1505 Town Creek 512/912-9221
Denny's hasn't changed a bit, as you'll discover when you lurch in at 4am for a farmhand breakfast.
El Sol y la Luna has a menu of breakfast specialties available all day, with omelets, tacos, and chalupas galore. Stop in on weekends for live music and late suppers.
600 E. Sixth 512/444-7770
221 W. North Loop 512/454-3762
2310 Manor Rd. 512/234-6702
Provides walk-up and Downtown delivery service, and pizza options (sold by the slice or the whole pie) include soy and rice cheeses for the vegans among us.
718 Red River 512/477-4256
Get in there for those holiday specials while they last. You can have an international pancake experience 24 hours a day!
Breakfast fare includes most of the standards, along with decent tacos and waffles. For lunch or dinner, try the chicken-fried steak plate.
Serves French bistro fare accompanied by killer cocktails in a 1930s cottage. You can play a little pétanque
outside while you wait for the steak frites
. Read our review.
4710 E. Fifth 512/385-2900
Famously fabulous for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and a favorite of the late-night set, this place wears its groovy legacy on its sleeve with pastas, black beans, great coffee, and Frisbee-sized pancakes.
The wide selection of inexpensive pan dulces, empanadas, and galletas is available 24/7, just like the taqueria menu. Get the tres leches cake on your way out.
1924 S. First 512/443-6369
Features a wide range of local brews and Texas spirits, and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.
500 E. Fourth 512/493-4901
Chef Julio-Cesar Florez takes Peruvian flavors to the streets with the traditional Peruvian pepper sauces of Lima and the Central Coast.
611 Trinity 512/529-4444
With monster omelets and entrées from Tex-Mex to pasta, the menu is wide enough to satisfy all of the cravings of your crowd.
2304 Lake Austin Blvd. 512/478-8645
This second location packs 'em in 24/7 like the original. If you can't decide between a garden or bison burger, get the gingerbread pancakes or try the Neptunian Landscape.
1920 S. Congress 512/445-0000